News Category: Networking

Taking Control of the Programmable Network

Analytics plays a key role in digital-ready networks. It reveals rich contextual insights about users, applications, devices, and threats. This helps organizations and their IT professionals make more informed decisions. To make this happen, however, organizations must do two things. First, they...
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Open Networking Summit stage
Open Networking Summit, to be held April 3-6, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA, brings enterprises, carriers, and cloud service providers together with the networking ecosystem to highlight innovation and discuss the future of open source networking. Check out the full conference schedule.

VC Investor Martin Casado on the Future of Software-Defined Networking

Software-defined networking’s biggest accomplishment last year was achieving market traction and validation, says Martin Casado, a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. But there are still many challenges ahead for the industry at large and the organizations that aim to...
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Practical Approaches to IoT Test Challenges

For engineers working on wireless-enabled IoT system designs, a variety of design challenges and tradeoffs transpire from start to finish. Moving efficiently through the process requires a good test-and-measurement strategy and proper instrumentation to ensure that you make timely and correct...
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OPNFV Nearing Commercial Deployment

The somewhat long-awaited report on OPNFV's December Plugfest emerged this morning, revealing no major surprises but taking some steps forward on integration with other open source projects, namely the Open Compute Project and Open Orchestrator. It also signals a stage where the OPNFV Project's...
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RethinkDB has joined The Linux Foundation, via the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. (Image from the RethinkDB blog.)

This Week in Open Source News: CNCF Buys RethinkDB's Source Code, SnapRoute Has $25 Million in Funding & More

This week in Linux and open source news, CNCF announces purchase of RethinkDB's source code, SnapRoute boasts new, industry-leading backers, and more! Use our weekly digest to round out your OSS news monitoring.  1) CNCF announces purchase of RethinkDB's source code and donation to The Linux...
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IoT security
At ELC + OpenIot Summit, Adam Englander will discuss some practical steps developers can take to make their devices less vulnerable to attackers.

Practical Steps for Protecting IoT Devices

The security of IoT devices is a high priority these days, as attackers can use Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks to target them and wreak havoc on a system. “Due to the sheer volume of unconnected devices, it can take hours and often days to mitigate such an attack,” says Adam...
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IoT Cybersecurity Alliance Will Collaborate on Standards, Education

A new IoT Cybersecurity Alliance formed by AT&T, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic promises to help solve one of the most critical elements of the Internet of Things (IoT) — security. The group says its goal is to work on IoT security standards as well as raise awareness about...
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Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2017

ELC is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. Now in its 12th year, the conference gathers user-space developers, product vendors, kernel and systems developers to collaborate.  
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Open Networking Innovation Forum
The Open Networking Innovation Forum will facilitate a dialogue around the opportunities and challenges facing open networking acceleration and open source business models.

Open Networking Summit to Hold Private “Think Tank” Event for Industry Leaders

An elite group of networking industry executives, investors and entrepreneurs will meet behind closed doors for a think tank discussion at Open Networking Summit (ONS) this year. The intimate, invitation-only Open Networking Innovation Forum will facilitate a frank and open dialogue centered...
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security fundamentals
Learn how to estimate the costs associated with a potential attack and loss of assets; get details in this Security Fundamentals course preview.

Linux Security Fundamentals Part 3: Risk Assessment / Trade-offs and Business Considerations

Start exploring Linux Security Fundamentals by downloading the free sample chapter today. DOWNLOAD NOW Earlier in this series, you learned the types of hackers who might try to compromise your Linux system, where attacks might originate, and the kinds of attacks to expect. The next step is to...
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